October 4 2019
Richard David Booker, fondly known as Ricky to most, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019, at the young age of 33. Ricky was born on June 26, 1986, in Stoughton, MA, to his loving parents, Richard Tillman, Jr. and Sheila Booker. Ricky grew up in Middleboro and graduated from Middleborough High School in 2005. Ricky worked mainly as a cook throughout his life. Ricky was extremely funny, being known to put a smile on anyone’s face with his many jokes and funny noises. Ricky was also extremely helpful to his family and friends; there was nothing he wouldn’t do to help someone in need this included helping to care for his father’s late wife, Sandra. That was Ricky. Ricky loved exploring nature with his daughter, Kiara and shared this love with his nieces and nephews as well. He was happiest when he was spending time with his family, especially the kids. Ricky loved watching sports, listening to music, looking at memes on social media, and he also enjoyed watching a good movie. He loved animals from dogs to reptiles. As a child, he attended Messiah Baptist Church with his Nana; he loved it. Ricky leaves to cherish his memory, his precious daughter, Kiara Booker, who he lovingly called his Keezy baby. His parents, Richard and Sheila. His brother, Marlon Booker; sisters, Keyoca Harris (Shawn), and Rikisha Booker. His Nana, Jessica Tillman; Auntie Phyllis Booker, Auntie Cheryl Pierre-Jean, Uncle Robert Tillman, Uncle Thomas “Tommy” and many special aunts and uncles. Ricky also leaves behind his adoring nieces and nephews, Marlon, Jr., Jordan, Keyshawn, Marlik, Shauntel, Jalyn, Kaden, Makyah, Micah, Aivah, Elijah, and his great niece, Amelia; great nephew, Kaisen, and soon to be great niece or nephew. Six first cousins that were more like siblings, Michelle, Rihema, Keith, Paul, Mikey, and Isaiah. His best friend, Rashad Blount, and many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 4-8pm, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, with a service beginning at 6:30pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky’s memory may be made to the Richard D. Booker Memorial College Fund for Kiara. Please contribute to the GoFundMe page at gofundme.com/kiarabooker
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Richard David Booker October 4 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Attleboro, state: Massachusetts